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UC Freshman Applicant Numbers Decline Systemwide

Although freshman applications to UCSB declined this year, Przekop is optimistic for the class of 2023.
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UAW Meets With Administration in Impromptu Meeting, Demands UCSB Solve Back Pay Issues By Feb. 1

Members from one of UCSB's student-worker unions met with Chancellor Yang on Tuesday to demand a resolution to UCPath’s ongoing issues.
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Newsom Allocates $400 Million to UC System, Aiming To Increase Student Success

Newly-elected Governor Gavin Newsom released his budget plan for California on Thursday, with approximately a $400 million augmentation for the University of California system.
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Gov. Brown Appoints New UC Regent, Sparks Concern About Diversity of Board

Former California Governor Jerry Brown appointed a new University of California Regent on Jan. 4 as one of his last acts as governor.
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UC Regents To Consider Removing Student Advisor Position, Leaving Undergraduates Without Representation

If the position is removed, only two student positions would remain: the student regent and student regent-designate.
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UC C.A.R.E. Directors Discuss Proposed Title IX Changes During Bi-Annual Meeting

The directors agreed to work on a collaborative document that would voice their concerns to UCOP and the Department of Education.
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GSA Votes To Boycott Title IX Student Advisory Board

GSA President Cierra Sorin said GSA voted to boycott the board due to changes in the Title IX selection process among other reasons.
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State Senator Reintroduces Bill to Ensure Medication Abortion Access at Public Universities

SB 24 will be considered in Senate policy committees later this spring.
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UC Responds to Proposed Title IX Amendments

Title IX is the federal civil rights law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities that receive federal funding.
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Assembly Budget Subcommittee Discusses Current Needs and Future Changes

The subcommittee discussed a variety of UC issues, including funding, student loans and housing.
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UC Regents Release Multi-Year Framework and Budget for 2019-20 School Year

The Regents set aside $86.3 million of the budget to grow California resident undergraduate student enrollment by 2,500 students.
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UCSA Releases Demands to UC Regarding UCPath Implementation

UC Santa Barbara began transitioning to UCPath at the beginning of this quarter, hoping to create a more streamlined approach to paying its workers, according to the UCPath website.
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UC Extends Application Deadline For Students Affected by California Wildfires

Applicants who need an extension must email ucinfo@applyucsupport.net with the same email address used in their UC application.
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Circuit of Appeals Upholds Injunction in DACA Case

The 99-page decision supports an earlier court decision from January.
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AFSCME Strikes Come to an End, UCOP Calls AFSCME Strikes “Wasted Efforts”

While the strike did not result in resolved demands, it brought attention to the issues that UC workers face, lead groundskeeper Juan Donato said.
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